Robert Jackson Bennett‘s 2010 debut Mr. Shivers won the Shirley Jackson Award as well as the Sydney J Bounds Newcomer Award. His second novel, The Company Man, won a Special Citation of Excellence from the Philip K Dick Award, as well as an Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original. His third novel, The Troupe, has topped many “Best of 2012” lists, including that of Publishers Weekly. His fourth novel, American Elsewhere, won the 2013 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel. His fifth, City of Stairs, will be released in September of 2015.
He lives in Austin with his wife and son. He can be found on Twitter at @robertjbennett.
You can see a short video of what Robert’s future writing plans are right here.
To find out more about Robert’s writing process, click here
This week’s picks:
- Robert: I Drink – Mary Gauthier
- John: Turn Around Bright Eyes by Rob Sheffield
- Patrick: The Flash (CW)
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